Alternatives to Violence

SOC 1870E S01 [CRN: 23785]

We examine nonviolence as a method for resolving serious social conflict. We consider psychological and sociological approaches to understanding why people choose violence, as a precursor to studying theories of nonviolence. We investigate practioners of nonviolence throughout history and analyze nonviolence as a response to such issues as the death penalty, war, and terrorism.
Course Syllabus
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Term
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
Meetings
3:00 pm - 5:20 pm Wed - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
14 (May 12, 2014 9:00am)